You can feed bettas almost any insect that’s not sprayed with pesticide or poisonous. Avoid brightly colored insects, since these colors often indicate poison. Ants and houseflies, favorites of bettas, are difficult to culture in captivity. Still, if you happen to catch a couple, feel free to feed them to your fish.
What animal eats small fish?
Crabs, snails, and baleen whales are all predators on plankton. Tuna, sharks, and sea anemones eat small fish. All of these organisms feed in several food chains that overlap.
Is it okay for fish to eat ants?
Ants contain formic acid, which isnt great for fish if they eat too much. Some fish, like boesmani rainbows, actually specialize in eating ants, however. Still, id avoid feeding them to most species, at least in large quantities or for small fish.
What kind of fish eat bugs?
Blackskirt tetras, neons, cardinal tetra, blu acara, jack dempsey, tiger barb,convict,arowana, bichir, eels, any hatchetfish, mosquito fish, really a lot of fish frankly will eat bugs.
Can fish eat bugs?
Almost any plant or tree in your yard has a variety of insect life that would make a tasty fish meal. Small soft-bodied insects are suitable for virtually all fish.